Westpac Institutional Bank

Westpac Institutional Bank, a division of Westpac Banking Corporation, manages the financial needs of corporate, institutional and government clients that are based, or have interests, in Australia and New Zealand. We are a leading provider of wholesale banking services in the region and are consistently recognised as a leading bank for AUD and NZD risk management. Westpac provides a broad range of retail, commercial and wholesale banking services to over 10 million personal, business, corporate and institutional clients across the globe. With a market capitalisation of $83 billion and total assets of $601 billion (1), Westpac is one of Australia's top five listed companies. Our financial strength and risk management practices have been recognised by investors and rating agencies globally. The strength of our market position in the current economic environment is underpinned by our team. Our capital and loan professionals are not only committed to our clients, they are also aware of the challenges faced in the global economic climate and committed to assisting our clients adapt to change effectively and efficiently. With a wide range of innovative products, Westpac Institutional Bank is a leader among wholesale banks in capital and loan markets (2). This is consistently demonstrated by the variety of market-leading transactions we execute and our league table positions. As a leading provider of debt capital in the AUD/NZD market, we offer clients innovative solutions in the following: - Securitisation and Asset Backed Securities - Structured and Portfolio Asset Finance - Structured Finance - Project and Infrastructure Finance - Syndicated Loans - Hybrid Securities - Public Debt Securities - Leveraged and Acquisition Finance Our 3,000 full-time employees include regional experts and industry specialists in Australia, New Zealand, London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai with representative offices in Mumbai, Jakarta and Beijing. For more information, please contact: Craig Parker | Executive Director, Head of Structured and Asset Finance Westpac Institutional Bank | Level 2, Westpac Place, 275 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 T +61 2 8254 9116 | E cparker@westpac.com.au Julian Allan | Director, Credit Markets Sales Westpac Institutional Bank | Camomile Court, 23 Camomile St, London EC3A 7LL T +44 207 621 7620 | E julianallan@westpac.com.au (1)The Westpac Group, full year results to September 30, 2010 (2)No. 1 Mandated Arranger, Australian Syndicated Loans (Thomson Financial 1H 2010); 2010 Q2 Westpac No 1 Aust Domestic bonds; No 1 Aust Domestic Non-Kangaroo Bonds; No 1 Aust Domestic Non-Kangaroo Bonds ex Self-led (Bloomberg Australia & New Zealand Capital Markets); Au Domestic Vanilla (Kangaroo + Dom Corp + Dom Agency) No. 1 inc self-led deals; Au Domestic Vanilla (Kangaroo + Dom Corp + Dom Agency) No. 1 ex self-led deals (KangaNews Australian domestic + Kangaroo league tables 2010).